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Booth, cofounder of the design studio Forest + Found, expounds on the benefits of using naturally dyed fabric in this easy-to-follow and richly illustrated how-to. Using natural dyes, she writes, enco
e m m a • m i e r o p on Instagram: “We just listed these gorgeous (crazy soft) bamboo tube socks in the shop! Botanically dyed by the lovely @dyekween out of her studio in…”
4,556 Likes, 40 Comments - e m m a • m i e r o p (@skippy.cotton) on Instagram: “We just listed these gorgeous (crazy soft) bamboo tube socks in the shop! Botanically dyed by the…”
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Both practical and inspiring, the Revised and Updated Edition of Wild Color is a complete guide to making and using natural dyes from plants. This book explains all you need to know to grow your own dye plants and to extract and apply the dyes to a wide range of materials - even mother-of-pearl buttons! It contains clear step-by-step explanations of all natural dyeing techniques, including mordanting and modifying, emphasizing environmentally-friendly methods. Wild Color, Revised and Updated…
Let your bundle cool down, preferrabely overnight. The longer you wait, the more time the dye has to penetrate the fibres.
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I prepared a simple flow chart to help you avoid the mistakes I made when I first started my botanical dyeing journey. I hope it will give you some initial structure and help you understand the dependencies between different fibers, techniques and dyestuffs. Start by answering the questions and following the directions, or go to the diagram version at the bottom of this post.
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Anyone who can make a pot of tea can dye a skein of wool or yard of plain linen to whatever color they want, using commonly found plants.
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DIY Natural dyeing techniques for fabric and wool yarn using plants and food waste.. Dye your own clothes. DIY step by step Tutorial for beginners.
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Natural Dyeing Tutorial. Learn how to use red cabbage to obtain beautiful purples, greens and blues with organic cotton yarn.
Tell us about your relationship with plants and the Earth? My relationship with nature has really developed over the last 8-9 years since I started dyeing with plants. Before that point I can honestly say that I didn't pay a huge amount of attention to the plants growing around me. I just saw trees as general ‘greenery’ and didn't look at details in the way I do now. The last few years have been a gradual love affair with nature. I live in a busy town (for now, anyway) and searching for new…
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Learn how to extract dye from acorns, and use it to achieve a beautiful range of natural color, including tans, browns, and blacks!
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